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25 Days of Christmas: Day 10 ~ Creating An American Christmas

Christmas in America Today, when many people think of Christmas, some of their fondest images come directly from the popularity of the holiday that grew throughout the 1800s and into the 1900s. For example, Clement Moore’s “A Visit from St. … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 9 ~ Christmas In America

American Christmas Columbus’ 1492 voyage to the New World ended when he ran aground on Christmas Eve, and he and his men were rescued by native peoples. His was, of course, the first of many such expeditions to what would … Continue reading

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25 Days of Christmas: Day 8 ~ The Victorians

Victorian Christmas Christmas soon became a special occasion for the Royal Family. Their celebration of it emphasized the importance of family closeness and an appreciation of children, and revived the idea of the holiday mean and holiday decorations. In 1841, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2014

There is so much trouble in the world today; across the sea with other countries and across our nation with our neighbors. ¬†I have many feelings and comments I could express regarding¬†Vladimir Putin, the craziness going on with the Michael … Continue reading

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